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Northwestern Wildcats

Northwestern Wildcats
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers.
The WIldcats are the athletic teams of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. The school colors are purple and white and all teams compete in the Big Ten conference. The women's lacrosse team has won the National Championship five times and the football team has been ranked No. 1 twice in school history. Famous athletes include Joe Girardi, Mike Adamle, Luke Donald, Betty Robinson, Todd Martin, Otto Graham and Matt Grevers. « Show less

Top Northwestern Wildcats Articles

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  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • Pat Fitzgerald urges players to vote no on union

     Pat Fitzgerald urges players to vote no on union
    They say all politics is local. In the case of the Northwestern union vote, it has become personal. While former Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter and College Athletes Players' Association chief Ramogi Huma met with lawmakers in Washington on...
  • Northwestern union vote primer

     Northwestern union vote primer
    Peter Sung Ohr, the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, ruled last month that Northwestern football players on athletic scholarships are employees of the university, setting the stage for a union election. The players are set to...
  • Jeff Miller: Time for NCAA to pay up

    ANAHEIM, Calif. Maybe it was the fact that Coach Sean Miller received a $50,000 bonus for just one game � Arizona's victory here Thursday. Or the fact the NCAA this year could break the $1billion mark in revenue. Or the fact that, just hours...
  • Lacrosse roundup: No. 4 Denver men escape Villanova, 9-8, in overtime

    Jeremy Noble scored with 39 seconds left in overtime for a 9-8 win for No. 4 Denver (9-2, 3-0 Big East) after host Villanova (4-6, 2-1) tied the game with two late goals in regulation Friday night. State men Washington College 16, Muhlenberg 2: Jim...
  • Wisconsin's 7-footer Kaminsky 'goofy' but very effective

    ARLINGTON, Texas He's big, he's goofy, and he might be the most important thing standing between Kentucky and a spot in Monday's national title game. Wisconsin junior Frank Kaminsky has emerged as the darling of this NCAA Tournament, a 7-footer who was a...
  • Northwestern's Venric Mark ahead of schedule

     Northwestern's Venric Mark ahead of schedule
    Last season, Northwestern running back Venric Mark did a lot of standing, cheering and hollering. His agenda has changed this spring. "I'm sprinting. I'm running. I'm cutting," he said. "I'm getting back into football, what I love doing." Mark's...
  • It's all in the family for Frank Kaminsky III

    It's all in the family for Frank Kaminsky III
    At Shinnick's Pub seven blocks from U.S. Cellular Field, poster-sized reproductions of this week's Sports Illustrated cover of Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky and teammate Josh Gasser confirm visitors have just entered Badgers territory in the heart of...
  • Kevin Ollie Has A Special Guest At Final Four

    ARLINGTON, Texas – Kevin Ollie is fielding dozens of requests for tickets from family and friends in the Dallas area, but he will have one special guest at the Final Four: his mother. "She was cleared to fly, she has been going through chemo at...
  • Northwestern upsets North Carolina in lacrosse

    Northwestern upsets North Carolina in lacrosse
    It's hard to call any Northwestern victory an upset when you consider the Wildcats have won seven NCAA championships in the last nine years. But given Northwestern's struggles this season — and No. 1 North Carolina's domination since winning the...
  • NLRB ruling puts colleges on path to uncertainty

    NLRB ruling puts colleges on path to uncertainty
    In a college football world of players unions, governed by the law of unintended consequences, student-athletes will have earned the right to long for the way things used to be. Be careful what you wish for, Kain Colter-ites. The National Labor...